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Politics and Religion in Eighteenth-Century India : Jaisingh II and the Rise of Public Theology in Gaudiya Vaisnavism, Paperback / softback Book

Politics and Religion in Eighteenth-Century India : Jaisingh II and the Rise of Public Theology in Gaudiya Vaisnavism Paperback / softback

Part of the Routledge Hindu Studies Series series

Paperback / softback

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This book explores the contribution of Gaudiya Vaisnava theology to polity and public engagement during the reign of Jaisingh II in the early eighteenth century in North India. The book analyses specialised treatises produced by the Gaudiya Vaisnavas which provide theological foundations to endorse and encourage responsible public conduct. This book will be of interest to scholars in the fields of South Asian Studies, Indology, Religious Studies, South Asian History and Hindu Studies.

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